Optimization Tactics + Automated Growth Strategies for Shopify 🚀

Combining JS / CSS Can Make Your Site Load Slower

2020-08-23T11:18:14-06:00March 23rd, 2020|Case Studies, Optimization|

Updated August 23, 2020

Combining CSS and JS files has historically been a popular method of improving a website’s performance.

By concatenating all of your files into one asset, you minimize the amount of calls that are being made to retrieve these assets from the web server.

In 2020 however, is combining files to reduce request calls […]

How to Safely Edit Your Shopify Theme

2020-03-17T10:54:27-06:00March 17th, 2020|How-To Guides, Themes|

Shopify Theme = the files and templating system that control the design of your site.

My goal with this post is to help non-programmers understand the system and show you how to edit your site’s design with code.

If the Customize theme section doesn’t have the option to change what your looking for, it’s time to dig […]

Shopify Performance Case Study – How Apps Affect Load Speed

2020-03-13T17:12:40-06:00March 12th, 2020|Case Studies, Optimization|

Here at Speed Boostr we optimize a lot of websites to help improve Shopify store performance. After all, a fast site is a vital ingredient for keeping users on your site and in creating conversions.

When performing optimizations, I spend quite a bit of time using developer tools to inspect network activity and loaded resources.

A […]

Image SEO for Shopify – How to Optimize for Search Engines

2020-02-28T13:38:30-07:00February 28th, 2020|Automation, How-To Guides, Optimization|

Over 20% of all US web searches happen on Google Imagessource: searchenginejournal.com/on-page-seo/image-optimization

That percentage is probably higher if we break down those searches to shoppers.

Google Image Search is a great place for people to shop because they can view a lot of products instead of a text and links.

Have you optimized […]

Shopify Performance Benchmarks + Data Analysis + Average Speed Gains

2020-03-12T08:07:22-06:00January 31st, 2020|Case Studies, Optimization|

Updated March 12th, 2020

We work on Shopify sites every day doing optimization, custom development, apps, and website features.

We optimized hundreds of Shopify sites last year and track the before and after metrics to make sure we’re delivering quality work and guaranteed speed gains.

It’s January so I figure it’s a good time to analyze the […]